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QNews Magazine

QNews is expanding and, because of that expansion, now wishes to employ a part-time Magazine Editor. The Magazine Editor will join our existing editorial team. Online editor Jordan Hirst started at QNews in 2012, followed by designer Amsnel Gorgonio in 2015. Entertainment editor Michael James joined the team in 2016 and then current magazine editor …

the little guy pest control

For Fast, Affordable & Professional Pest Control all over Brisbane, Ipswich and surrounding suburbs you can’t beat The Little Guy Pest Control. With a 5 Star Rating on both Facebook and Google Reviews, The Little Guy can promise safe and effective treatments. The Little Guy uses only the latest top-shelf chemicals, products and equipment to …

Real Estate

Welcome to 2022. It’s kicked off with multiple surprises! Real Estate has definitely not slowed. In fact, it seems that the frenzy is in full swing. [PROMOTION] Betty White left us feeling very sad, passing just short of her 100th birthday. Whilst we didn’t know her personally, she was, for many of us, a cheeky …

rio tinto pilbara hat stock photo western australia fifo mine

LGBTIQ+ employees at mining giant Rio Tinto report higher rates of bullying and harassment at work, a major review of the company has found. The company commissioned the independent review, overseen by Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick. The mining giant operates in 35 countries and employs 45,000 people. Over 10,000 employees were involved in …

fair work commission f_cking wanker

Okay. It’s every worker’s dream. Call your boss a ‘f_cking wanker’ and get paid for it. A woman in Darwin not only called her boss that. When stood her down, she told him it was a ‘c_nt act’. And the Fair Work Commission awarded her $6k compensation! The woman worked for a labour-hire firm in …

Tyrone Shandiman Strata Insurance Solutions

 Strata Insurance Solutions specialise in insuring strata buildings with ten or more lots across Australia. Tyrone Shandiman says not paying commissions to strata managers can lower the cost of insurance by as much as 20 per cent.  Before launching Strata Insurance Solutions, Tyrone Shandiman worked in a variety of roles in the financial services industry, …

vinegar tits root or boot workplace bullying and harassment

A Queensland Heath investigation recently cleared a senior manager who nicknamed a female colleague Vinegar Tits. He also played a game known as ‘Root or Boot’ with subordinate team members.  However, workplace advocate Miles Heffernan says such behaviour can constitute bullying and harassment. Following a year-long investigation, the man recently returned to his position as …

written warning

A lot of urban myth surrounds the topic of written warnings. Miles Heffernan says workplace gossip elevate the supposed ‘three written warnings rule’ to the status of Employment Gospel. ‘But it’s BS. The three written warnings law does not exist.” Have you received a written warning? If so, take it seriously. I get that for …

cafe 63 wage rip off

A Brisbane cafe ripped off staff by insisting they receive part of their wages in food and drink. The wage rip off occurred at Cafe 63’s since-closed flagship store at 63 Racecourse Road, Hamilton. The company owner now licences the Cafe 63 brand to 37 other businesses across Queensland and Australia. Federal Circuit Court Judge …

team

When you think of the word ‘team’, do you think of competition and the pressure to win? Does the very word trigger memories of historical humiliations on the school oval? Maybe it’s time for a refresh. Harness the power of relationships so your team is motivated and engaged. The result: everyone batting for the same …

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